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The New Atlantis

By Bacon, Francis, Sir

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Book Id: WPLBN0000674408
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The New Atlantis  
Author: Bacon, Francis, Sir
Language: English
Subject: Religion, Christianity, Literature
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Excerpt: We sailed from Peru, where we had continued by the space of one whole year, for China and Japan, by the South Sea, taking with us victuals for twelve months; and had good winds from the east, though soft and weak, for five months? space and more. But then the wind came about, and settled in the west for many days, so as we could make little or no way, and were sometimes in purpose to turn back. But then again there arose strong and great winds from the south, with a point east; which carried us up, for all that we could do, toward the north: by which time our victuals failed us, though we had made good spare of them.


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